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WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT

WELCOME TO HOLY CROSS COLLEGE!

1966

FOUNDED BY THE BROTHERS OF HOLY CROSS

DISTINCTLY CATHOLIC — OPEN TO ALL

57%

Our commitment to our students is simple: we guarantee that you will be well prepared to go into the world and succeed in life. We can make this commitment because our curriculum is designed to test you both within the classroom and beyond.

STUDENTS REPRESENTED BY

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57%: Catholic 17%: Christian 26%: Other

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CO U N T RI ES

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You will be confronted with academic challenges for the mind, physical challenges for the body, and spiritual challenges for the heart. You will be supported at every step with individual attention and interest from our faculty and staff. Having met the challenges we placed before them, our graduates are prepared to enter society as productive and spiritually engaged citizens.

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We welcome you to the Holy Cross community and invite you to visit our website and campus to learn more about our outstanding institution.

academic majors, minors, and tracks to diversify your education

Average High School GPA: 3.33

NE W ST UDE NTS S

Average SAT (CR+M): 1110 Average ACT: 23.2

Br. John R. Paige, C.S.C., Ph.D. President, Holy Cross College

100% of students graduate having completed an internship

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ST UDENT TO T EAC HER RAT IO

80%

100% of students engage in service learning 90%+ of new students receive financial aid

new students live on campus

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60% of all students live on campus

WHAT/WHERE IS NOTRE DAME, IN? Notre Dame, Indiana is the home of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Holy Cross College. Located just outside of South Bend, IN, Holy Cross College is 100 miles from Chicago and 25 miles from Lake Michigan. Within a 10 minute walk of your residence hall, you can cheer for a Division I NCAA football team, access one of the top research library’s in the Midwest, play a round of golf, find shopping, coffee, burrito bowls, and so much more. hcc-nd.edu | Holy Cross College | 1


ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF NOTRE DAME, INDIANA! As a student at Holy Cross College, you can take full advantage of all the academic and social resources at our neighboring institutions – Saint Mary’s College and the

ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES NOTRE DAME CO-EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Tri-Campus

experience STUDENT LIFE

The value of a Holy Cross College education lies in the way it changes our students lives for the better. Through your personal interaction with caring mentors, the support of a close knit campus community, and the resources of the neighboring University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College campuses, you will be equipped with skills you need to lead a successful and fulfilling life.

time students who are enrolled in a degree program are permitted to take

Three campuses means triple

N.I.C.E. The Northern Indiana Consortium for Education (N.I.C.E.) consists of area

the opportunities. As a student

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of recent graduates are employed or in grad school

at Holy Cross College, you have

facilities. In addition to Holy Cross College, consortium members include Bethel College, Goshen College, Indiana University at South Bend, Ivy Tech

access to over 35 clubs and organizations at Notre Dame.

84%

of Business majors are employed or in grad school

institutions that have joined to share their education strengths and

100%

of Psychology, History, and Theology majors are employed or in grad school

100%

of Education majors are ENL Dual Licensed and graduated in 4 years.

Community College, Purdue Polytech – South Bend, and Saint Mary’s College. With approval and on a space-available basis, Holy Cross students may enroll in courses offered by other N.I.C.E. institutions that are not

Your Holy Cross Student ID card gets you into concerts at Legend’s Night Club,

the Hesburgh and Cushwa-Leighton Libraries, student

offered at Holy Cross College.

SOCIAL (CO-CURRICULAR) OPPORTUNITIES

Organizations Employing our Graduates

With over 35 Student Clubs and Organizations at Saint Mary’s College and

1st Source Bank

the University of Notre Dame open to Holy Cross College students, your

AmeriCorps VISTA

IU Health Goshen Hospital

certain to find an activity that you’re your interest. Clubs and Organizations

Atlanta Braves

Los Angeles Sparks

include the Notre Dame Marching Band (www.ndband.com), Equestrian

Bank of America

Club, Crew, ROTC, Folk Choir, Glee Club

MBK Sports Management Group, LLC

Bayer HealthCare

and more.

Carroll University

recreational facilities and much more. Enroll in courses through

INTERNSHIP Every Holy Cross student takes a future career for a “test drive” before

Additionally, Holy Cross aims to provide academic programs that seek knowledge alongside developing virtue so that our graduates may be responsible citizens of this world and the world to come. The Brothers of Holy Cross are joined by a faculty and staff committed to forming personal relationships with students, helping them discover and use their gifts and talents.

81%

University of Notre Dame.

Fighting Irish athletic events, With a goal to provide students an engaging Catholic community that truly serves all of its students in mind, body and spirit, our residential community puts you right in the heart of campus life. The intimacy of campus life provides an opportunity for our students to be in close proximity to the St. Joseph Chapel, Pfeil Center, McKenna Library, Siegfried Dining Hall, Hammes Bookstore, computer lab, and faculty offices. It is complimented with our neighboring Holy Cross-sponsored institutions in the tri-campus clover.

3 months after graduation

This exchange program is intended to enrich your choice of electives; fullcourses at this neighboring institution during the fall and spring semesters.

THE

outstanding outcomes!

cooperative programs or join clubs to make the most out of your college experience.

graduation. Our students have been placed in Washington D.C. as

Consolidated Analytics, Inc. Dow AgroSciences Fifth Third Bank

Peoplelink Group Quality Dining, Inc. St. Joseph County Police Department The Tire Rack

General Motors

University of Notre Dame

multi-national corporations as marketing assistants, and in television

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Zimmer

stations as production assistant producers. 81% of recent graduates were

Whirlpool Corporation

employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.

IBM Corporation

congressional aides, in large hospitals as health-care assistants, in

Disney Jesuit Volunteer Corps

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Academics

MAJORS

MINORS

ACADEMIC CONCENTRATIONS

Biology

Biology

Liberal Studies

Pre-Engineering

Business

Biotechnology

Marketing

Pre-Law

Communications

Business

Philosophy

Computer Science

Communications

Political Studies

Education

Computer Science

Psychology

English Literature

Education

Spanish

Dance

History

English Literature

Sports Management

Music

Liberal Studies

Gerontology

Theology

Psychology

Global Perspectives

Visual Arts

Theology

History

Visual Arts

Leadership & Management

Theatre Performance and Theatre Production

ROTC

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

HEALTH PROFESSION TRACKS Pre-Med | Pre-Physician’s Assistant | Pre-Physical Therapy Professions | Pre-Dental | Pre-Veterinary

PREPARE YOURSELF TO BE A LEADER IN THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY We have small classes taught by professors who challenge

can be the most enriching education you can experience.

your mind and excite your spirit. Engage in soulful debates

That’s why Holy Cross College is dedicated to giving you

and discussions with professors and classmates during and

an experience where you can truly grow an understanding

after class. Our learning community is not confined to a

of how you fit in the world around you.

one-hour class. Develop your expertise in an academic discipline and prepare yourself to be a leader in the

We have many majors and minors which can be paired to

global community.

give you a diverse course of study. Additionally, our philosophy of experiential learning, founded on our Four Pillars, means

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No matter which major you declare during college, the

you’ll have several chances to work actively in the world, helping

opportunity to learn about yourself—who you really are—

you to gain insight about yourself and your education.

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Global Experience Want to travel to India, Brazil, Peru, or Uganda? Our unique Global Perspective Experience will

introduce you to international arts, cultures, and

philosophies that will broaden your horizons in a way you won’t ďŹ nd anywhere else.

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Athletics The Holy Cross Saints athletic program provides an exciting opportunity for athletes to contin continue to train, develop, and compete at a high level as a member of the NAIA

MEN’S VARSITY SPORTS BASKETBALL | GOLF | TENNIS | SOCCER

in the Chicagoland Ch Collegiate Athletic Conference and the American Collegiate

WOMEN’S VARSITY SPORTS

Hockey Association. A

BASKETBALL | GOLF | TENNIS | SOCCER

LIST OF ATHLETIC TEAMS (NAIA)

CLUB TEAMS At Holy Cross, you will find athletic and academic challenges that drive you to

LACROSSE

compete and excel. Choose Holy Cross and you’ll receive personal attention, a supportive environment and a challenging education that will prepare you for supporti a successful succes future.

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RECREATIONAL SPORTS BASKETBALL | CHEERLEADING | FLAG FOOTBALL SAND VOLLEBALL | TENNIS

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StudentLife A community that welcomes students of all ages, backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs, Holy Cross College is distinctly Catholic but open to all. As such, students encounter an environment that enables them to find their “home away from home”. Here, in the

Additionally, Holy Cross aims to provide

heart of the Midwest, is a vibrant, diverse campus life that seeks to give our students the

academic programs that seek knowledge

unique opportunity and support found only at Notre Dame, Indiana.

alongside developing virtue so that our graduates may be responsible citizens

With a goal to provide students an engaging Catholic community that truly serves all of its

of this world and the world to come. The

students in mind, body and spirit, our residential community puts you right in the heart of

Brothers of Holy Cross are joined by a

campus life that is only enhanced by Tri-Campus Experience. The intimacy of our campus life

faculty and staff committed to forming

provides an opportunity for our students to form a strong, close-knit community. With the

personal relationships with students,

University of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College sharing the same Holy Cross heritage, you

helping them discover and use their gifts

are part of a vibrant three-campus community all sharing a common tradition.

and talents.

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Affordable Opportunity 90% of Holy Cross students

The value of a Holy Cross College education lies in the way it changes

receive financial aid.

our students lives for the better. Through your personal interaction with caring mentors, the support of a close knit campus community,

Generous grants and scholarships can

and the resources of the neighboring University of Notre Dame and

cover over

Saint Mary’s College campuses, you will be equipped with skills you

75% of college costs.

need to lead a successful and fulfilling life.

Cost is the

same for in-state vs.

out-of-state students.

T Y P E S O F A S S I S TA N C E FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS

MERIT AWARDS Merit award packages range from

MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN

The FAFSA is used to determine each

$4,000 to $16,000 annually to

Applications are available through the

student’s eligibility for federal grants

recognize and reward new students

Bursar’s Office for a payment plan.

and student loans.

who have demonstrated academic

This arrangement allows families to pay

excellence, exceptional leadership skills,

each semester’s balance through monthly

and continuous service to others within

installments, making paying for college

their schools and communities.

manageable through our partners at the

STATE AID PROGRAMS Indiana residents may be eligible for

With over $2.2Million awarded in scholarships each year over 90% of our students receive some form of financial assistance to assure college remains affordable. Automatic consideration of merit scholarships is provided for all students.

Notre Dame Federal Credit Union

of Indiana (SSACI) grants including the

HOLY CROSS ASSISTANCE GRANT

Frank O’Bannon Grant (Freedom of

The Holy Cross Assistance Grant is

Choice Award and Higher Education

need-based, offered directly to the student

Award) and 21st Century

by Holy Cross College.

State Student Assistance Commission

or Nelnet.

Scholars Program.

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY On-campus employment is available to students on a need-based basis, using the FAFSA to determine financial need. Work study is also very limited, so please apply early.

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PERMIT #44 NOTRE DAME INDIANA 54515 State Road 933 North PO Box 308 Notre Dame, Indiana 46556-0308

Mission Statement The mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

EXPERIENCE THE FOUR PILLARS AT HOLY CROSS COLLEGE

SERVICE LLEARNING EARNING

THE GLOBAL IMMERSION

THE PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP

THE ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Starting in your first year at Holy Cross, you will not only get the opportunity to earn credit by serves joining jo g a team tea tthat haat se serv ves tthe hee community, but you’ll discuss and write about your experience in class.

You will have the opportunity to travel to sites around the world. Traveling to Ghana, Brazil, India, Peru, Uganda, or Nicaragua, you will immerse yourself with the local people and explore new cultures, religions, and natural wonders.

Every Holy Cross student takes a future career for a “test drive” before graduation. 81% of recent graduates were employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.

We have small classes taught by professors who challenge your mind and excite your spirit. Develop your expertise in an academic discipline and prepare yourself to be a leader in the global community.

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Holy Cross College Viewbook  

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